Mary Church Terrell’s Influence on Black History Month

Mary Church Terrell’s Influence on Black History Month

As we celebrate Black History Month, we rightly credit Carter G. Woodson as a pivotal figure who dedicated his life ...
The Life of Betsey Stockton

The Life of Betsey Stockton

Gregory Nobles’s new book, The Education of Betsey Stockton: An Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom, is a tour de force ...
CFP: Black Women’s Activism in the Diaspora

CFP: Black Women’s Activism in the Diaspora

Black Perspectives, the award-winning blog of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), invites blog posts for an online forum ...
The Erasure of Blackness in Reggaeton

The Erasure of Blackness in Reggaeton

In 2019, Reggaeton had reached a new level of blanqueamiento that had not been seen before. Rosalía, a Spanish artist, ...
Philadelphia’s ‘Black Shining Prince’

Philadelphia’s ‘Black Shining Prince’

Securely tucked away in the Print Department of The Library Company of Philadelphia’s collection of over 100,000 photographs, maps, drawings, ...
Mexican Freedom, American Slavery

Mexican Freedom, American Slavery

In the late 1820s, an industrious Black woman from Mississippi was living in Coahuila as a free woman and a ...